Jewish Art Quiz


The earliest pieces of Jewish art were religious objects--Torah adornments, marriage certificates, tombstones--that were illuminated. Relatively recently, "art for art's sake" became a concept--and the Jewish world quickly adapted, producing such notable talents as Marc Chagall and Yaacov Agam. How much do you know about Jewish art?

    Question 1 of 10:

    Which of the following is an example of Hellenistic influence over Jewish art?

     Herod's restoration of the Jerusalem Temple
     The synagogue at Hamat Tiberias's zodiac circle with Helios the sun god and his chariot at the center
     The floor mosaic of the Bet Alpha Synagogue
     All of the above